Ian Goodwin Swan PURSSEY DFC


PURSSEY, Ian Goodwin Swan

Service Number: O11561
Enlisted: 26 April 1942
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia , 24 March 1923
Home Town: Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Permanent RAAF
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 2 July 1952, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Flight Lieutenant Purssey's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action., United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Gympie Memorial Lane Murals, Ipswich Korean War Memorial, Korea United Nations Memorial Cemetery Wall of Remembrance, Lithgow War Memorial, Norfolk Island Korean War Memorial, Wagga Wagga Korean Memorial
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World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN O11561, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
26 Apr 1942: Enlisted SN O11561

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN O11561, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
3 Dec 1951: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN O11561

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